The White Death of the Black Wizard

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Systems Down Shorts Program
Streaming on Hot Docs at Home Thu, Apr 29, 2021 10:00 AM
From our Systems Down program, this is a selection of short documentaries about challenging the status quo.
Film Info
Country Listing:Brazil
Premiere Status:Ontario Premiere
Festival Info
Festival Year:2021
Language:No Dialogue
Accessibility:Closed Captions
Program Category:Shorts
Cast/Crew Info
Director(s):Rodrigo Ribeiro
Producer(s):Julia Faraco
Luiz Gustavo Laurindo
Rodrigo Ribeiro
Executive Producer(s):Rodrigo Ribeiro
Writer(s):Rodrigo Ribeiro
Editor(s):Rodrigo Ribeiro
Carlos Eduardo Ceccon
Julia Faraco
Cinematography:Carlos Adelino
Rodrigo Ribeiro
Composer:Juçara Marçal
Cadu Tenório
Sound:Leandro Cordeiro
Rodrigo Ribeiro


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In this beautifully eerie visual poem, the life and times of Black Brazilian slave Timóteo are preserved for eternity. In life he was silenced, but filmmaker Rodrigo Ribeiro ensures that his voice will resonate far into the future. Using archival images, a suicide note and sound, a voice from the past is awakened. Eileen Arandiga

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